Merced – those pictures

First the pictures and later the words

Developer Forum - Updated See our original story Merced only slightly undead. We have also since published another story: Merced chieftain outlines chip futures, which is an interview with Stephen Smith, pictured below. And if you want to see a schematic of the Merced cartridge, go to Merced Solutions Overview Our full coverage of the Intel Developer Forum Feb 99 is here. The Merced package is 5 x 3. Pictured here is the connector side of the packaging. It has approximately 560 connections and can be hung from a motherboard and attached on top. To give an idea of scale, here are the hands of Stephen Smith, who runs the Merced programme and is holding a special Merced mug, next to a cup of coffee (his) and to a glass of red wine (ours) The heatsink side of the Merced packaging. You can see the clip mounts on the side but the shiny nature of the alloy didn't come out well in our photo. Merced held in a journalist's hand. This is the hand of Gordon Thorn, VNU's lab manager, whose life was saved later in the week by an Intel employee (see story). A shot of Stephen Smith, Merced's programme manager, in profile ®

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